Pharma 4.0 : 3 must haves to succeed in your training strategy

Pharma training best practices

While most pharma graduates will leave college with enough skills vital to the industry, they still need to undergo training. Training enables these employees to give their best for their companies and in the right way.



Therefore, any company will need a working training strategy to transform these graduates into the ideal fit. We have discussed some of the must-haves for these training strategies.


1. A Steering Committee

Apart from guiding the trainees, a steering committee will also provide them with the support they need for successful training. If you are to succeed in your training strategy, have a committee full of senior organizational members.


The committee members should be accomplished, key stakeholders of the firm to provide the authority needed. They also should have the requisite knowledge of the training regimen and the desired outcomes.


Trainees will have people to look up to or go to whenever they have issues with the training.  They also will learn the firm’s strategic direction and benefit from the knowledge the committee members possess.


2. Qualified Trainers and Trainees

Company trainees learn of what they’ll have to do from the trainers. As a result, you can’t afford to have underqualified trainers if you want your training strategy to succeed.


There is no shortcut here. Underqualified trainers will produce under qualified staff. On the other hand, suitable trainers will ensure the trainees learn the company’s values and know the company policies and how to apply them.


Most training strategies fail even before they even kick off because of under qualified trainers. That is why you need to vet all your trainers and get the best of them to create a successful working strategy.


If, on the other hand, you have qualified staff, but the trainee’s level of qualifications is low, you can’t expect much success. Inasmuch as you have to train all employees, choosing qualified employees will save you a lot of time.


A training strategy, no matter how good, cannot succeed with under qualified employees.


3. The Ideal Training Module

There are certain tools you can’t afford to miss if you want to boost the success of your training strategy. With the current technological advancements, it would be wise to involve online training tools in your strategy.


You will need to have a top communication tool to ensure the trainees get all the information they need to be successful. The ideal communication system should be simple enough for new members to get to grips with easily.


A tutorial creation tool will also come in handy, boosting the success of the training. Tutorials are a great way to ensure the trainees know what is expected of them in the company.


Relevant statistics will also be needed to boost the accuracy of the tutorial tool and the information relayed to the trainees. A performance monitoring dashboard will also make it easier to evaluate the performance of the trainees.


The Bottom Line

Many things go into having a successful training strategy in the pharma industry. However, the three we have discussed are keys for a good start.


A successful training strategy should include all the major stakeholders of the company and senior management to increase the chances of success. It should also encompass the best approaches critical to success.




Speach allows you to document internal company processes and knowledge in a comprehensive and structured way. By accessing a collaborative library of video tutorials, employees will be able to develop their skills and progress on a project in complete autonomy.